Three Florida Men Charged in Tennessee Theft Scheme

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple law enforcement partners in Florida has resulted in the arrest of three men on theft-related charges. At the initial request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Special Agents began investigating information that Gopalbhai Shivramdas Patel, Riptesh Hasmukhlal Patel … Continue reading Three Florida Men Charged in Tennessee Theft Scheme

Suspect in Attempted Franklin Bombing Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list, Mitchell Hunter Oakes. Oakes, DOB 6-5-75, is wanted by the Franklin Police Department, the TBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to face a charge of Attempted First Degree Murder in connection to an … Continue reading Suspect in Attempted Franklin Bombing Added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

Missing 12-Year-Old Rescued, Nashville Man Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside local and federal partners, have arrested and charged a Nashville man accused of trafficking a 12-year-old from Texas for the purposes of commercial sex. On Friday evening, the TBI received information from the U.S. Marshals Service about the possible whereabouts … Continue reading Missing 12-Year-Old Rescued, Nashville Man Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

Williamson County Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

NASHVILLE - An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Williamson County man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. TBI Special Agents began an investigation on June 29th, acting on information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that several possible child pornography files were … Continue reading Williamson County Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Former Police Officer Charged in TBI Misconduct Investigation

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a former Nolensville Police Department officer accused of misconduct. At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Special Agents began investigating Charles Nathan Terry on April 23, 2013. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information, that in 2012 and … Continue reading Former Police Officer Charged in TBI Misconduct Investigation

TBI Online Undercover Operation Results in Child Pornography Arrest

NASHVILLE-The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation conducted an online undercover operation which identified an  individual sharing child pornography over the internet. In October 2013, TBI agents of the Joint Cyber Crime Task Force launched the online operation in order to identify persons who were sharing child pornography on the internet. On January 15, 2014, agents obtained … Continue reading TBI Online Undercover Operation Results in Child Pornography Arrest

TBI puts man wanted for child rape on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today put a man wanted on child rape charges out of Williamson County on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list in an effort to locate him and take him into custody. Wendell Lee Washam, 82, last known address 1100 Pleasant Hill, Platte City, Missouri is wanted … Continue reading TBI puts man wanted for child rape on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list